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Torrential Rains and Thunderstorms Deteriorated World’s First Solar Road
In 2016, France became the envy of countries racing for a renewable future when it turned a one-kilometer stretch of a roadway into the world’s first solar road. After less than three years in operation, the project has turned out to be an absolute disaster, reports French newspaper Le Monde. The road surface has deteriorated beyond recognition, according to the paper. The photovoltaic panels that made up the 2,800 square meter of road surface have started peeling off the road and cracking. The world’s first solar road project was a...